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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erect  \E*rect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Erected};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Erecting}.] 
  1.  To  raise  and  place  in  an  upright  or  perpendicular 
  position;  to  set  upright;  to  raise;  as  to  erect  a  pole,  a 
  flagstaff,  a  monument,  etc 
 
  2.  To  raise,  as  a  building;  to  build;  to  construct;  as  to 
  erect  a  house  or  a  fort;  to  set  up  to  put  together  the 
  component  parts  of  as  of  a  machine. 
 
  3.  To  lift  up  to  elevate;  to  exalt;  to  magnify. 
 
  That  didst  his  state  above  his  hopes  erect. 
  --Daniel. 
 
  I,  who  am  a  party,  am  not  to  erect  myself  into  a 
  judge.  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  To  animate;  to  encourage;  to  cheer. 
 
  It  raiseth  the  dropping  spirit,  erecting  it  to  a 
  loving  complaisance.  --Barrow. 
 
  5.  To  set  up  as  an  assertion  or  consequence  from  premises,  or 
  the  like  ``To  erect  conclusions.''  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
  ``Malebranche  erects  this  proposition.''  --Locke. 
 
  6.  To  set  up  or  establish;  to  found  to  form  to  institute. 
  ``To  erect  a  new  commonwealth.''  --Hooker. 
 
  {Erecting  shop}  (Mach.),  a  place  where  large  machines,  as 
  engines,  are  put  together  and  adjusted. 
 
  Syn:  To  set  up  raise;  elevate;  construct;  build;  institute; 
  establish;  found 




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